2017KBA6G

 

 

2017 KBA 6th Grade Girls Basketball Tournament

Kentucky Basketball Academy

Lexington, KY

October 27-29, 2017

2017 by Ron Harrison

 

 

There were 19 teams entered in this tournament and placed into six pools as follows: Pool A: Northern Pulaski, Montgomery County, and Bardstown, Pool B: St. Joseph, North Laurel, and Elkhorn, Pool C: Southern Pulaski, Owsley County, and Beaumont, Pool D: Whitley County, Bourbon County, and Meece, Pool E: Valley, Casey County, and West Jessamine, and Pool F: Lincoln County, Anderson County, Pine Knot, and Old Kentucky Home.

 

Friday October 27th

 

Pool Play

 

Northern Pulaski

26

Montgomery County

25

St. Joseph

38

North Laurel

17

Southern Pulaski

44

Owsley County

33

Whitley County

49

Bourbon County

23

Bardstown

20

Northern Pulaski

17

St. Joseph

28

Elkhorn

25

Southern Pulaski

30

Beaumont

14

Whitley County

36

Meece

17

 

Saturday October 28th

 

Pool Play

 

Valley

46

West Jessamine

28

Pine Knot

30

Anderson County

22

Lincoln County

37

Old Kentucky Home

13

Owsley County

33

Beaumont

7

Montgomery County

39

Bardstown

23

Elkhorn

26

North Laurel

23

Valley

31

Casey County

28

Lincoln County

40

Pine Knot

24

Anderson County

39

Old Kentucky Home

10

Bourbon County

27

Meece

21

Casey County

31

West Jessamine

26

 

 

Tournament Championship Bracket

 

Whitley County

29

Anderson County

12

Bourbon County

44

Casey County

28

Northern Pulaski

31

Valley

17

Owsley County

44

Pine Knot

37

Lincoln County

39

Elkhorn

20

 

 

Sunday October 29th

 

Tournament Gold Bracket

 

Meece

23

West Jessamine

14

Quarterfinal

Old Kentucky Home

26

Beaumont

17

Quarterfinal

Bardstown

25

Meece

17

Semifinal

North Laurel

38

Old Kentucky Home

7

Semifinal

Bardstown

25

North Laurel

22

Championship

 

Tournament Championship Bracket

 

Montgomery County

35

Bourbon County

24

Quarterfinal

Whitley County

36

Northern Pulaski

9

Quarterfinal

St. Joseph

41

Owsley County

32

Quarterfinal

Lincoln County

38

Southern Pulaski

30

Quarterfinal

Whitley County

40

Montgomery County

17

Semifinal

Lincoln County

34

St. Joseph

21

Semifinal

Whitley County

36

Lincoln County

20

Championship

 

All Tournament Team 1st Team Gracie Jo Wilder (Whitley County), Talynne Shearer (Lincoln County), Allison Stigall, Emily Worley (Whitley County), Chelsea Barnes (Lincoln County), Zoee Johnson (Valley), Darcie Anderson (Whitley County), Kennedy Creekmore (Pine Knot), Ellyann Sims (Lincoln County), and Carly Smith (Owsley County).

 

All Tournament Team 2nd Team Kaidence Collett (North Laurel), Addison Terry (Owsley County), Carlie Thurmond (St. Joseph), Nakayla Greer (Lincoln County), Hayden Ballier, Nariyah Crowe (Bardstown), Laiken Hardin (Bourbon County), Jaelyn Black (North Laurel), Maleiyah Moore (Meece), and Emily Williams.

 

Whitley County captured the championship wit a 6-0 record with an average victory margin of 23.3 ppg. They defeated Bourbon County 49-23 and Meece 36-17 in pool game play. Whitley County opened tournament play with a 29-12 victory over Anderson County. They defeated Northern Pulaski 36-9 in a quarterfinal game, earned a 40-17 victory over Montgomery County in the semifinals, and captured the tournament title with a 36-20 victory over Lincoln County. Bardstown defeated North Laurel 25-22 in the Gold Bracket Championship game.

 

A special thanks to my friends at the KBA for providing the scores and up-to-date schedule info as well as listing the all tournament teams for this event.